Christine M. Scharf

Address Avenida México 43 Hipódromo Condesa México D.F. 06100   email
Education

Graduate School of Education Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Masters in Education, May 2000, GPA 3.9/4.0
Area of specialization: Elementary

Rutgers College Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Bachelor of Arts, Art History, 1999, GPA 3.7/4.0, High Honors

 
Honors Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
Dean's List all semesters
Rutgers College Merit Scholarship
Languages Native English, Fluent in Spanish, basic Italian
Professional
Experience

Photography
 

Photographer 1996-present
Weddings, portraits, and still life photography

  Recent Collaborations
Hotel Arts Ritz Carlton, Six Senses Barcelona, Spa display photos 2005        
Dolce Sitges, Sitges, Spa display photos 2004
Barcelona Tourist Guide    2002-2004
  Publications
Photographs Published in Visible Cities Barcelona by Somerset, Ltd. 2004

Exhibits
Retratos de México, La Casa de los Locos, Barcelona 2006
Barcelona series 1, La Casa de los Locos, Barcelona  2005
La Búsqueda, La Casa de los Locos, Barcelona   2005    
Las Buscadoras, 5 Elements Spa, Barcelona  2002
Mercado del Borne, La Meson d’Elefante, Barcelona 2001
 
Teaching
  

Elementary & High School Computer Teacher 2003 - 2006
Benjamin Franklin International School, Barcelona Spain
Taught grades 1-10, Renovated technology curriculum, Developed and executed assessments for Middle States Association reaccredidation focus in technology, Yearbook adviser, New teacher orientation leader, Created in-service teacher training in technology.  Specializing in teaching Adobe PhotoShop CS, Adobe InDesign, HTML, Microsoft Office, Macromedia Dreamweaver, web design

Private Tutoring 2002 - 2006
Algebra, Geometry, US History, Biology, Chemistry, Reading and Study Skills students ages 10 - 17 Barcelona, Spain

Home-school Teacher September 2002
Four brothers ages 5 - 12 all subjects San Cugat

Teaching Internship September 1999 - December 1999
Lincoln Professional Development School New Brunswick, NJ
Fourth Grade Inclusion

  • Worked with Inclusion Team teaching six classified special needs students in regular education classroom
  • Participated in daily and weekly collaboration meetings
  • Modified lessons for special needs students
  • Accommodated for differing learning styles to meet the needs of all students
*Created and implemented Language Arts unit by constructing a classroom newspaper
*Involved in Stevens Institute of Technology's Collaborative Global Sun Research Project - an online science based interactive project
*Incorporated parent involvement with volunteers in the classroom Organized and implemented a field trip to the Zimmerli Art Museum for 46 students
  Computers
Goldman, Sachs, & Co. 2000
Web Design Consultant for Technology & Project Management
Implemented new design for Corporate Services Intranet, including photo manipulations
Dreamweaver 3.0, Photoshop 5.5, HTML, Style Sheets, Server Side Includes
TermQuest www.termquest.com 1998-2000
Web Site Designer, Graphic Artist
Adobe PhotoShop, HTML , FTP, MSOffice

Freelance Web and Graphic Designer 1998-2006

projects included:
Large German Sports Car Manufacturer's Spanish Motorcycle Site

www.samlardner.com
www.ryanannhunter.com
www.unistudium.net

www.spa5elements.com
www.georgesemler.com

Freelance PC Maintenance and Repair 2002 - 2005
Virus repair and prevention, upgrades, systems checks; educate users in maintenance

American Computer Experience 1998
Computer Instructor of students ages 7-17
Taught HTML, MSOffice, Adobe Photoshop, TrueBasic